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close to call on election night. nearly all the votes announced that they boat him 50 to 49.1%. the margin is large enough to avoid an am commuter readout and -- computer readout and romney campaign spokesperson declined to comment. by capturing the 29 electoral votes. president obama 332 electoral votes, mitt romney 206. >>> florida's governor wants to know why the wait was so long at many polling places. more than eight and a half million people vote florida. some waited four hours or longer to caste ballots. >> rick scott looked for ways to streamline the process. >>> there are complaints of voting fraud in the u.s. virgin islands. the attorney general is investigating the allegations. the office did not specify the complaints received. voters in the u.s. virgin islands elected the house of representatives. >>> in a race for district seven seat remains up in the air. through six round of rank choice voting. board of education president has 381 votes. labor leader fx crawly has 11,352 votes. that's a difference of 29 votes. the department of elections hopes to finish count
on election day, that provides or will provide additional funds to higher education an the governor argues tuition hikes should not be on the table at this time. in the wake of prop 30 passes the governor campaigned on 30, uc administrators were discussing additional tuition hikes, the governor said that should be reconsidered, while we do, the governor said have the best budget we have seen in years, concreed that more cut backs could be necessary. as for the delay of this uc regents vote and the governor's intervention, the students here think a delay is not enough. more should be done they say. >> the people of california voted with proposition 30 to give more money from education from taxes on the rich. we want that money to go back to rolling back tuition and rolling back cuts. the regents took a first step by delaying a vote of fee increases. it's time to take it off the table completely. >> right now, there are about 20 students here in small protest they expect by 10:00, they could have 50 students camping route overnight with a planned protest tomorrow morning. in san francisco, k
they are saying the fbi didn't realize until election day that the general was involved. that doesn't add up. >> they investigated petraeus after a florida woman alerted authorities about threatening e- mails, but national security was not compromised. >> they may ask for petraeus to testify anyway, regardless of his resignation. four of the five hearings planned this week are not open to the public. in washington, jacqueline felt. >>> the highway patrol is investigating a car accident in contra costa that turned into a shooting. the chp says the drivers got out of their vehicles, got in an argument, and one of them opened fire ontory. on the other. the driver that fired the shot ran from the scene and has not been fired. >>> four people are under arrest after a shooting in menlo park. they received several reports of gunfire from a home on madera avenue. they found four people in their teens and 20s and two high capacity assault rifle, a semi- automatic, and ten ounces of marijuana. they believe they are part of a criminal street gang. >>> coming up at 6:00, the latest incident, the growing
and these are pictures from the live steps of the u.s. capital and they are the new elected members of the congress. >>> less than a week after general david petraeus resigned, they are under fierce scrutiny for how they handled it and here is more on how the congressional hearings are happening today. >> reporter: pam, four house and senate committees are holding hearings about the assault in libya. some big questions, why wasn't there more security including where chris stevens was killed and why didn't the cia anticipate the attack or do more to stop it. some have been going after suzanne rice after she said intelligence pointed to a spontaneous not preplanned attack. senator graham said he just doesn't trust her. >> i think she should have known better and if she didn't she should not be the voice of america. >> if senator graham should want to go after somebody, they should go after me and i am happy to have that discussion with him. >> reporter: they will hear from the acting cia director today and general david petraeus is expected to testify behind closed doors tomorrow. reporting live, all
increase, the governor felt it was just the wrong time after prop 30 passed on election day restoring some funding to the uc system. >> there were no tuition increases here, nothing on the agenda today about any system- wide tuition increase for undergraduates and the item having to do with professional degree supplemental fees is put off to a later date. >> reporter: throughout the morning proterses continued to march through the streets here around the ucf campus with police officers keep in watch throughout that time. the meeting has since resumed. i did just get an update from the san francisco police department. their spokesman. i asked about arrests that happened this morning. he told me there was one demonstrator arrested, that person was cited and released, arrested for hitting a passing car during this morning's protest. live this afternoon in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> bp has confirmed it has agreed to pay 4.5 billion dollars for the 2010 oil spill in the gulf of mexico that killed 11 workers. the settlement total of $4.5 billion will be p
to get back to work. >> reporter: with the election in the rear view mirror, the focus in washington is back on efforts to avoid the economically devastating fiscal cliff. >> we just go over the cliff and let the policies stay in effect are we're basically going to undo the recovery. >> reporter: the cliff amounts to $7 trillion in spending cuts and tax increases over the next decade. the treat of these painful cuts, set to begin on january 1st is part of a deal congress and the president made last year to force them to agree on a long-term deficit reduction plan. >> this is an unprecedented scenario that congress has basically put a gun to its own head and said if we don't act we're going to shoot ourselves. >> reporter: so far, that long-term plan hasn't materialized. the biggest chunk of the cliff, the bush tax cuts. they are also a big sticking point democrats insist cuts for families making $250,000 more must end. >> we're serious about reducing the deficit. we have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in ta
take on why he lost the election to president obama. during a phone call with top donors to his campaign, the former republican presidential candidate said that president obama won reelection by offering what romney called gifts to minorities and young voters. romney said the president's campaign focused on things like free contraception to get young women to vote for him, and amnesty for children of illegal immigrant to get latinos to the polls. >>> hostess says it could be farewell to twinkies. why the company says striking workers need to return to work today. >> also now that marijuana is legal in two state, what's going to happen to people who drive after smoking it? for the products they make; for them being in the right place at the right time for over 100 years making tillamook cheese from tillamook, oregon; for these farmers never wavering we stand for that. >>> hostess says all of the 17,000 workers might be out of a job strikes workers do not come back. they will file for liquidation if employees are not back to work by 2 this afternoon. they filed for bankruptcy last
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